When to replace your exterior cladding
The exterior cladding of your home is an essential element that plays a crucial role in protecting the integrity of your home. Its installation should be carried out by a professional according to building code standards. As for its end-of-life, several indications demonstrate when it is time to make a change and replace it.
Firstly, swelling or deformation of the cladding may occur. The purpose of the cladding is primarily to prevent moisture from attacking the wall underneath it. In the event of water infiltration, it will create swelling, and if the water accumulates, it will result in bulging. This will mainly lead to the formation of mold that will quickly spread.
Secondly, the presence of mold on the cladding moldings or generally where joints are located. Over time, the ground makes the house work, and this can cause cracks in its more fragile areas. Material deterioration can also be caused by the drying out of the cladding due to dry mold that accumulates on it. Water will penetrate it and cause the following internal problem.
Finally, changing the cladding can simply be done to refresh the external appearance of your home. This also contributes to increasing the value of your home. When making this choice, you should take the time to choose the material carefully and understand all the pros and cons of your choice.